What is the disease of the mind?

The Great Way is not difficult for those who have no preferences. When love and hate are both absent everything becomes clear and undisguised.
Make the smallest distinction, however, and heaven and earth are set infinitely apart. If you wish …

Are you sure you understand the problem?

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“The question ‘what shall we do about it?’ is only asked by those who do not understand the problem. If a problem can be solved at all, to understand it and to know what to do about it are the …

Je connais des bateaux…

Un beau poème de Jacques Brel, interpretee par Mannick

Je connais des bateaux qui restent dans le port
De peur que les courants les entraînent trop fort,
Je connais des bateaux qui rouillent dans le port
A ne jamais risquer …

Sow the seeds of a new culture

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“I do not know when, but I know that many have come in this century to develop arts and sciences, sow the seeds of a new culture that will flourish, unexpected, sudden, just when the power is deluded into believing …

The Prince and the Magician

1bOnce upon a time there was a young prince, who believed in all things but three. He did not believe in princesses, he did not believe in islands, he did not believe in God. His father, the king, told him …

There is no prize out there

Kevin Spacey answers a students question about the ultimate prize.

“There is no prize out there. The only prize is this one [points to self], and what you feel, and what you want to accomplish… I mean, to want and …

A mind blowing view of Laniakea

Laniakea means ‘immeasurable heaven’ in Hawaiian.

A team based in Hawaii has come up with a new technique that maps the Universe according to the flow of galaxies across space. Redrawing the boundaries of the cosmic map, they redefine our …

Why poor people fail

A wake up message from Jack Ma, Alibaba Group founder

“The worst people to serve are the poor people. Give them free, they think it’s a trap. Tell them it’s a small investment, they’ll say can’t earn much. Tell them …

Happy New Year!

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“May your coming year be filled with magic and dreams and good madness. I hope you read some fine books and kiss someone who thinks you’re wonderful, and don’t forget to make some art — write or draw or build …

Meaning

“Life has no meaning. Each of us has meaning and we bring it to life. It is a waste to be asking the question when you are the answer.” – Joseph Campbell

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